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How do you like them pineapples?

THE SUGGESTION of growing pineapples in a semi-arid climate would likely send professional horticulturalists and green thumb novices into raptures.But that’s exactly what Port...

Marshall calls for political dissolve | OPEN LETTER

We live in the best state in the country but South Australia is in urgent need of help.We have record high unemployment, the highest...

Extreme heat warning

A NUMBER of state schools and preschools located in bushfire-prone areas around the state will close today, including in the Flinders. Melrose Primary School, Orroroo Area School, Orroroo...

SES reminds residents to ‘be safe’ as the weather heats up

RECENT soaring temperatures prompted a warning from the State Emergency Service.Port Augusta SES unit manager Frank Woolfe said the public should be careful during the heat.“We recommend people...

Busy festive season ahead

WHAT: Exhinbition: Celebrating Melva – 50th Curdnatta Birthday Celebrations.WHEN: Throughout November.WHERE: Curdnatta Platform Gallery.WHAT: Handheld – A Country Arts SA Visual Arts Touring Exhibition.WHEN: Exhibition on display November 20 to December...

Severe fire warning

THE FLINDERS Fire District had a severe fire warning declared in the wake of stifling weather today.35 seperate fire incidents were reported to the CFS up...

Great Northern cash boost

QUORN business-owners Robert, Wendy and Sally Brown are proving that dreams come true. The family is in the midst of developing the Great Northern Lodge, a 4.5...

Energy project provides hope

LEIGH Creek mine officially closed its gates for the final time under the influence of Alinta, but there could be light on the horizon...

Time to give to the Christmas Appeal

UNITING Care Wesley and Target have launched their 2015 Christmas Appeal and is encouraging locals to take part.In 2014, the appeal helped support more than 42,000...

Pain at the pump

PORT Augusta remains near the bottom of the pile when it comes to fuel prices, according to the RAA’s Regional Fuel findings.Port Augusta ranked...

Cars shine on show in Pirie

PORT PIRIE - The Pirie and District Automotive Restorers Club (PADARC) held a successful Show and Shine event on April 21 at the club's...

Cars shine on show